Highlander Orientation



What to Bring 



Student group walking 

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What to Bring:

  • • Your UCR Student Identification Number (SID#). This is a 9-digit number and can be found on MyUCR.
  • • Photo identification
  • Advanced Placement test scores (when available). Send these and any other placement exam scores in to Undergraduate Admissions in advance of your Highlander Orientation session dates. You can bring sealed official documents to Orientation if needed.
Undergraduate Admissions - 3106 Student Services Building
University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
  • • Alarm clock
  • • Casual and comfortable clothes and shoes (our program involves substantial walking)
  • • Change of clothes for Day 2
  • • Personal toiletries, bathrobe, shower footwear (there are shared bathrooms on each residence hall floor)
  • • Notepad and pen/pencil
  • • A water bottle (filled with water or your favorite sports drink)
  • • Spending money (you may have the opportunity to buy UCR gear at the Campus Store)
  • • Sunblock, sunglasses, and/or a hat

What is provided:

  • • Linens (pillow with case, blanket, flat sheets, towel, hand towel, washcloth)
  • • Pillows
  • • A bed
  • A room in the residence halls
  • • Shower facilities
  • • A roommate
  • Day 1 : continental breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Day 2: breakfast and lunch
  • • Handouts and resource guides
  • • Water stations (but you should bring your own water bottle as these get very busy)



More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

Highlander Orientation
229 Highlander Union Building

Tel: (951) 827-2789 or (951) 827-2785
Fax: (951) 827-2439
E-mail: orientation@ucr.edu
Highlander Orientation for Transfers Program
3106 Student Services Building

Tel: (951) 827-4531
Fax: (951) 827-6346
E-mail: lisa.tyson@ucr.edu

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